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Twenty Places to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Denver

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LoDo's Bar and Grill
1946 Market Street
Kegs and Eggs is a St. Patrick's Day staple in Denver. The eleventh annual event will take over LoDo's starting at 7 a.m. on St. Patrick's Day, with musical guests Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, St Motel and Amzy. The event is free but fills up fast, so get there early. For more information click here
Maggie Smith's Irish Pub 
6631 South Peoria Street, Centennial

From 1:30 to 10 p.m. on March 17, Maggie Smith's will have live Irish music and dancing, including several performances by the Connolly Academy of Irish Dance. For more information, call the pub at 303-999-2010.  

2100 16th Street
McLoughlin's will host Irish entertainment on St. Patrick's Day, with plenty of Guinness on hand. Check out the full lineup of entertainment at  

Mercury Cafe  
2199 California Street
On march 17, the Mercury Cafe will host Go Green for St. Patrick's Day and Stay Green for Your Planet, bringing traditional yet modern Irish fare – all-organic corned beef and cabbage – to the table, and non-traditional entertainment, featuring poet and Native American flutist Valerie Szarek, singer Laurie Dameron and magician/mentalist Erica Sodos, to the stage, from 5:45 to 8:15 p.m. Admission to the show is a donation of $5 to $15; food, should you decide to dine, is extra. Learn more at

1429 Market Street
Nallen's will be celebrating from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. on St. Paddy's, with corned beef sandwiches, an outdoor tent, step dancers, bagpipers, drinks and more. Get all the details by calling the pub at 303-572-0667.    

5364 Greenwood Village Plaza, Greenwood Village

Slattery's will have a tent set up for St. Paddy's, and will fill it with entertainment — live music, step dancing and bagpipers — from noon to 11 p.m. Find out more at

Stir Cooking School
3215 Zuni Street
Stir will host the Luck of the Irish cooking class at 6:30 p.m. on March 17, when students will learn how to cook a handful of Irish favorites, including homemade Irish soda bread with aged Irish cheddar, beer cheese soup, Guinness cake and more. The class is $75 per person; register and learn more here

The Tavern Downtown
1949 Market Street
Get lucky at The Tavern Downtown on St. Patrick's Day, with $4 car bombs, $3 Bud and Bud Light drafts, DJs, giveaways and more. For more information, contact the Tavern at 303-299-0100, or visit 

Thirsty Lion
1605 Wynkoop Street
The Thirsty Lion is serving up a menu of Irish food and drinks through March 19, including a lamb burger, potato cakes, reuben pizza, bread pudding and more. And starting on St. Patrick's Day and running through Saturday, March 19, the gastropub will host a St. Paddy's Day Weekend Festival that will highlight its handcrafted Irish menu, Irish cocktails and specialty beer flights. Get all the details at    

2015 Market Street
The ViewHouse in the Ballpark neighborhood will be celebrating the restaurant and bar's four-year anniversary as well as St. Paddy's with a day full of live Irish music, Irish dancers, DJs, giveaways, Irish food and drink specials and more. Check out for all the details. 

Yard House
1555 Court Place

In honor of theholiday, all Yard House locations will be serving up special food and cocktail menus through March 20. Diners can dig into items like corned beef brisket braised in beer with boiled red potatoes and cabbage, shepherd’s pie and a grilled corned beef sandwich. Drinks include a Dublin mule, Celtic mojito, emerald isle and the obligatory green beer. For more information, visit 

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